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Federal Budget 2019

Infographic: Budget 2019 at a glance

The budget bottom line will surge to a surplus next financial year on the back of higher than expected revenues from commodities, strong corporate profits and low unemployment. The estimated surplus of A$7.1 billion for 2019-20 will be the first time the budget has entered positive territory since 2007-08. How will the government spend this unexpected windfall of revenues? Simplifying…

Immigration

The government is right – immigration helps us

In announcing a cut in Australia’s migration ceiling from 190,000 to 160,000 per year, federal population minister Alan Tudge launched an all-out defence of immigration as a driver of economic prosperity.

Transport

How the NSW election promises on transport add up

Sydney is awash with construction activity – new motorways, light rail and the Metro project are all part of an infrastructure deluge.

Strata Finance

Strata finances – getting your numbers up

Strata accounting can prove a complex area to get your head around but there is much to be gained by understanding how your levies are being appropriated.

Co share

Co-ownership of property, what could go wrong?

In order to enter the property market, it is becoming more and more common for friends and family members to combine their finances and acquire a property together.

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